Virginia House of Delegates, District 71
Jeff Bourne was elected to the House of Delegates in February 2017 in a special election. The 71st District includes portions of Richmond City and Henrico County. As Delegate, Jeff is a member of the Courts of Justice and Education committees and the Courts of Justice Mental Health subcommittee. Prior to his election as Delegate, Jeff served as the 3rd District representative for the Richmond City School Board, where he was selected by his peers to lead as Chairman in 2013 and again in 2016. As Chair of the School Board, he worked to advance education opportunities including the effort to expand Pre-K to over 1,000 children, created a comprehensive academic improvement plan and helped create the Richmond Career Education and Employment Academy, which provides functional life skills training for students with disabilities.
In 2014, Jeff was appointed by Attorney General Mark Herring to serve as the Deputy Attorney General for transportation, real estate and construction litigation for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jeff has both an B.A and J.D. at the College of William & Mary. He worships at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Battery Park, and he’s a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.